Tag Archives: scarinish

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2001.207.1

Photocopy of petition to William Sproat from the owners and masters of vessels frequenting Scarinish harbour.

Petition to Willian Sproat, Porcurator Fiscal, to take legal steps to have the hulk of the `Laverock Scott` owned by Archibald Brown of Mannal removed from Scarinish harbour where it is poses a danger to other vessels.

2001.201.3.1

Information relating to the family of Lachlan MacFadyen, Heanish

Family history of Lachlan MacFadyen, Heanish: (1) photocopy of page from scrapbook re the death at the age of 21 of Angus MacFadyen who was an able seaman on the `Cymric Queen`, (2) photocopy of three photographs of Hector MacFadyen, one with his wife, Emma, and son, Ronald, (3) page of photocopied newspaper articles re Hector MacFadyen, the son of Lachlan MacFadyen, Heanish, and a newspaper photograph of Hector`s son, Hector, aboard a minesweeper, (4) photocopy of Scarinish harbour from a 1959 calendar.

2001.198.1

Audio cassette recording of Angus MacLean interviewed by Maggie Campbell in Scarinish on 20/11/01.

Angus MacLean of Scarinish talks to Maggie Campbell in November 2001 about his time in the fire service after the RAF left, the first fire leader Neil Gunn from Heanish and his team, the Western Area Fire Service in the 1950s, using a Hathaway pump, the fire box at Taigh na Beairt in Scarinish, the new fire station beside the hotel, the first fire tender in 1970, the better equipment under Strathclyde Fire Brigade, several fires including two fatal ones and the improvements in the service.

1997.14.1.1

Photograph and postcard of Scarinish with accompanying letter from donor.

(1) Photocopy of photograph of Scarinish harbour during a regatta in 1936 showing the old store on the right which was demolished c. 1942. The woman third from the left is Mary MacFadyen from Shore Cottage, Scarinish. (2) Photocopy of postcard of Scarinish harbour showing the old store in the centre, the `Mary Stewart` and a thatched cottage on the left belonging to the MacCallum family.

1998.297.1

Audio cassette recording Isobel Weatherston interviewed by Dr John Holliday in Scarinish on 17/10/98.

Mrs Isobel Weatherston talks about her husband, Bill, and his career in dentistry, their purchase of Taigh na Beairt and the Reading Room in the Scarinish.

MP3 Click here to download the sound file ac69.mp3 (14MB).

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